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The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Experience

Back in 2015, Jon and I had bid and won some "priceless" Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade grandstand seating tickets at a charity event.  On the day of the Parade we managed to sit between 68th & 69th Streets along Central Park West. Our seating location was amazing! It gave us an awesome view of the parade.… Continue reading The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Experience

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My trip to Austin & Dallas, Texas

It actually wasn't that long ago I went to Texas. In fact it was only a couple of weeks ago (from Wednesday 28 June to Sun 2 July). As part of my new job (yes, I will post about that one day) I was sent to Dallas for a couple of nights so I decided… Continue reading My trip to Austin & Dallas, Texas

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Celebrity Century – Our Honeymoon

Ahhhh.. the honeymoon… one of the benefits of getting married. Husband and I got married in June 2014 and we went on our honeymoon in September that year. Dreaming of a Bora Bora honeymoon Our original honeymoon destination choice was Bora Bora. Yep, Bora Bora.. the island in French Polynesia, an overseas territory of France. A beautiful… Continue reading Celebrity Century – Our Honeymoon

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Island Princess cruise – Alaska (Sept 7-14)

On our most recent trip we went on a cruise to Alaska, and then spent a few days in Vancouver. Island Princess - Princess Cruises I must say that this trip was one of the best holidays in my life (it didn’t beat my 30th birthday extravaganza or honeymoon, but I’d say it would make… Continue reading Island Princess cruise – Alaska (Sept 7-14)

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Taking the Amtrak from New York to Philadelphia

Dilworth Park - outside City Hall. The fountain, open in the warmer months, transforms into an ice skating rink each winter. Husband and I went away with LQ (our friend visiting from Hong Kong) for Memorial Day weekend to Philadelphia. "Clothespin" is a weathering steel sculpture, by Claes Oldenburg. Saturday – May 28 We took… Continue reading Taking the Amtrak from New York to Philadelphia

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Niagara Falls, Canada side (Mar 2016)

https://youtu.be/16lgdIKG7MA (Click on the above image to start the videos, otherwise click here) Husband and I visited Niagara Falls earlier this year when he was in Toronto for business.I had asked to go there for a weekend visit previously but Husband was never really committed to taking me.Only after going in March, I understood why.… Continue reading Niagara Falls, Canada side (Mar 2016)